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Rockdale County soccer teams headed to state tournament

CONYERS - Three local soccer teams are set to play first round state playoff games.

Both Heritage teams will compete in the Class AAAAA tournament, thanks to third-place finishes in Region 8-AAAAA. The girls (12-4-2) will travel to Region 5 runner-up Allatoona May 1, while the boys, 13-3-2, will also visit the Region 5 runner-up, which is still to be determined.

In Class AAAAAA, the Rockdale boys finished 3-3 in Region 2 and secured the No. 3 seed in the state tournament. The Bulldogs will head to Region 3 No. 2 Douglas County next week.

The state soccer playoffs will conclude May 17-18 with the finals being held at Kennesaw State University and the University of West Georgia.